Nigeria vs Egypt

The Super Sand Eagles qualified to the knock out stage of the competition second in group B.

After a 2-0 loss on penalties to rivals Senegal in their opening group game, they bounced back with a 6-3 win over Libya.

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The Super Sand Eagles then sealed their qualification from the group stage with a 2-0 win over Tanazania.

By progressing second in group B the Super Sand Eagles were handed a match up against hosts Egypt who finished first in group A.

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Nigeria progress

The Super Sand Eagles dominated their Egyptian counterparts from start to finish to record a 7-6 win.

Nigeria were ahead 2-1 at the end of the first period, and were 4-3 ahead at the end of the second period.

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Their held on to their lead and finish the third quarter 7-6 to be the first country to qualify for the 2019 Beach Soccer World Cup which will hold in Paraguay.

Goal scorers for the Super Sand Eagles were Veteran Abu Azeez who scored four of the goals and now has 103 for Nigeria.

While Emeka Ogbonna added two with a Taiwo Adams contributing one also.

The Super Sand Eagles will also face the winner of the other semifinal between Senegal and Morocco in the final scheduled for Friday, December 14.